WHAT: Desi Comedy Fest is the largest South Asian comedy festival in America. Desi, pronounced as “They- See”, is a loose term for the cultures and products of South Asia and their diaspora, derived from the Ancient Sanskrit देश (deśá or deshi), meaning Land or Country. "Desi" countries include Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
WHEN: Every August on dates centered around the 14th and 15th
WHERE: San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area.
WHY: Our mission is to showcase the funniest South Asian comedians and create a unique live comedy experience for the South Asian diaspora